Undergraduate and graduate MSE students delivered strong performances at the 2019 TMS Annual Meeting, March 10–14 in San Antonio, Texas. The Bladesmithing team’s “Volsung” blade received a special citation for beauty. The team made a great video of their project, viewable above.
Accolades: Atomic Wings, Beautiful Blades, Many Awards
Accolades: Meteorology Managed, Scholarships Snagged, Traffic Bowl Won
John D. Tickle Professor Joshua Fu, above, was invited to speak at the Expert Meeting on Measurement-Model Fusion for Global Total Atmospheric Deposition (MMF-GTAD), held at the World Meteorological Organization Headquarters (WMO) in Geneva, Switzerland, in late February.
Citylab: The Brutal Saga of One Extremely Evil Railroad Crossing
What lessons can be gleaned from this infrastructural pitfall? Chris Cherry was biking to a football game in Knoxville in 2014 when his wheel got lodged in the gap of a railroad crossing. Both he and his wife wound up eating face, though she got the worst of it.
Research Highlight: John Ma
ORNL, UTK, and a consortium of other universities have teamed up to conduct a large-scale, long-term experiment on ASR-affected concrete.